Name
GIL

Name GIL

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 17,524 births of Gil in the countries below, which represents an average of 123 births of children bearing the first name Gil per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 31 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Gil   
In Italiano Nome Gil   


Information about the first name Gil

We celebrate Gil on February 4th, June 7th
The first name Gil has been assigned to:
96.66% to boys
3.34% to girls
The country where the first name Gil is the most common is:
BR Brazil
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Gil in Japanese *

Romajigiru
Katakanaギル
Hiraganaぎる
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Gil in sign language

Gil in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Gil

US English
Etymology src :
  • Shortening.
Anagrams src :
  • IGL@, Ilg, LGI, gli-, lig, lig.
Anagrams src :
  • IGL@, Ilg, LGI, gli-, lig, lig.
Noun src :
  • GIL (plural GILs)
  • (programming) Initialism of global interpreter lock.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɡɪl/
  • Homophone: gill
  • Rhymes: -ɪl
Proper noun src :
  • Gil
  • A diminutive of the male given name Gilbert.
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
  • Clipping of gilí.
Adjective src :
  • gil (feminine gila, masculine plural giles, feminine plural gilas) or gil m or f (masculine and feminine plural giles)
  • (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay) naive, innocent, dumb, dummy
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈxil/ [ˈxil]
  • Rhymes: -il
  • Syllabification: gil
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈxil/ [ˈxil]
  • Rhymes: -il
  • Syllabification: Gil
Proper noun src :
  • Gil
  • a surname
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Russian: Хиль (Xilʹ)
Polish
Etymology src :
  • From northern Proto-Slavic *gylь. Cognate with Czech hýl and Belarusian гіль (hilʹ).
Etymology src :
  • From gil (“bullfinch”).
Noun src :
  • gil m inan or gil m anim
  • (colloquial) snot (nasal mucus)
  • Synonyms: babol, glut, koza, smark, śpik
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɡil/
  • Rhymes: -il
  • Syllabification: gil
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɡil/
  • Rhymes: -il
  • Syllabification: Gil
Proper noun src :
  • Gil f (indeclinable)
  • a female surname
Icelandic
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse gil, from Proto-Germanic *gilją.
Noun src :
  • gil n (genitive singular gils, nominative plural gil)
  • gully, ravine
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /cɪːl/
  • Rhymes: -ɪːl
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From gillen.
Etymology src :
  • See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • gil m (plural gillen, diminutive gilletje n)
  • scream
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • gil
  • inflection of gillen:
  • first-person singular present indicative
  • imperative
Anagrams src :
  • lig
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɣɪl/
  • Hyphenation: gil
  • Rhymes: -ɪl
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Noun src :
  • gil n (definite singular gilet, indefinite plural gil, definite plural gili)
  • (pre-1917) alternative form of gjel
Irish
Adjective src :
  • gil
  • inflection of geal:
  • vocative/genitive singular masculine
  • (archaic) dative singular feminine
Noun src :
  • gil
  • vocative/genitive singular of geal
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɟɪlʲ/
 

Popularity of the name Gil

Number of GIL births per year

Total births of Gil by country

Births with the first name Gil
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
9,162
490
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
3,604
78
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
2,428
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
595
13
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
411
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
239
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
212
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
164
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
21
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
21
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
20
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
13
3
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
14
1
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
14
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
10
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
7
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
2
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
2
0

Total births of Gil by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Gil
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
12
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
8
0
CHSwitzerland
2021
4
0
FRFrance
2022
4
0
SESweden
2022
2
0
QCQuebec
2022
1
0

Comments on the name Gil

Personalities with the first name Gil

There are 67 personalities with the first name Gil


Gil Vicente
src

Kingdom of portugal
Actor Writer Poet Playwright


Gil Scott-Heron
src

United states of america
Theatrical director Recording artist Writer Composer Poet Singer Pianist Singer-songwriter Performing artist Costume designer Rapper


Gil Evans
src

Canada
Composer Conductor Pianist Bandleader Jazz musician


Gil Eanes
src

Kingdom of portugal
Explorer


Gil Bellows
src

Canada
Actor Television actor Film actor


Gil Birmingham
src

United states of america
Actor Voice actor Television actor Film actor


Gil Shaham
src

United states of america
Musician Violinist


Gil Álvarez Carrillo De Albornoz
src

Crown of castile
Catholic priest


Gil Gerard
src

United states of america
Actor Voice actor Film producer Television actor Film actor


Gil Merrick
src

United kingdom
Association football manager Association football player



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Gil
Full list of personalities with the first name Gil

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Gil

There are 545 actors and actresses with the first name Gil
Gil Filar
Gil Baron
Gil Ofarim
Gil Mckinney
Gil Alma
Gil Kolirin
Gil Do Carmo
Gil Espinoza
Gil Sassover
Gil Pinchuk
Gil Hernandez
Gil Cates Jr.
Gil Kopatsh
Gil Luna
Gil Bellows
Gil Sanderford
Gil Mehmert
Gil Brenton
Gil Frank
Gil René Rodríguez
Gil Ferro
Gil Amaral
Gil Janklowicz
Gil Smith
Gil Birmingham
Gil Christner
Gil Glasgow
Gil Andrews
Gil Beresford
Gil Rogers

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Gil
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Gil

Rankings of first name GIL by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1517CH Switzerland2021
#2160SE Sweden2022
#2692GB United Kingdom2021
#2983US United State of America2022
#5226FR France2022
#7755QC Quebec2022
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name GIL (female) births over the last year available in each country